Resources

Explore the sites below to Find more information on:

Rural Health

Innovations in Healthcare

Interprofessional Practice

Institute of Healthcare Improvement

An independent not-for-profit organization based in Boston, MA, that has been a leading innovator, convener, partner, and driver of results in health and health care improvement worldwide for more than 25 years.

Rural Health Information Hub

Funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, this national clearinghouse provides access to current and reliable resources and tools to help you learn about rural health needs and work to address them.

National Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education

Charged to provide the leadership, evidence and resources needed to guide the nation on interprofessional education and collaborative practice, NEXUS aims to challenge tradition and create a deeply connected, integrated learning system to transform education and care together.

National Rural Health Association

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) is a national nonprofit membership organization that aims to provide leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.

Resources in South Carolina

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Why you should work in rural healthcare, and how to thrive when you do

Rural America is suffering from a shortage of health professionals, with around 20% of Americans living in rural communities with access to only 11% of medical providers nationwide. While we often fall victim to deficit narratives regarding rural life, there are often many benefits to living and working in rural communities. 

The following guide, created and published by EduMed, outlines 6 reasons why every student and professional in healthcare should consider working in a rural or near-rural community, and 4 keys to surviving the move when you actually do.

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Check out our Rural Health Workforce Guide!

This guide includes rural health statistics for the United States and South Carolina, facts about workforce retention and recruitment, and five strategies for capacity building within the rural health workforce.

Struggling to talk about the workplace?

This guide provides a list of questions to better understand your work environment. This list offers a range in types of questions to help you identify positive aspects of your workplace and potential avenues for improvement. You may use these questions to prompt self-reflection or to engage colleagues in a constructive group discussion.

Our list of Rural Resources at your fingertips!

This overview includes a list of the leading organization in rural health, as well as a variety of other sources that cover rural health, rural statistics, and general topics in healthcare. You can also find links to most of these resources (and more) below.